Friday December 17, 2021

What Ottawa is Talking About – 17 December 2021

▪️The City has authorized a peer-review of the Trillium line. The plan is to hire a third-party operator or builder of transit systems to review the work of the Trillium line extention with enough time given to make changes before the line returns to service in August 2022. [Ottawa Citizen]

+ Related The Provinice has appointed the Honourable Justice William Hourigan to inquire into the “commercial and technical circumstances that led to the breakdown and derailment of Stage 1”

+ Related Memo from the City laying out the vast differences in characteristics of the Trillium Line versus the Confederation Line

▪️The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives has just added hundreds of local newspapers to its online archive. The digital archive now includes copies of Ottawa Valley newspapers from 1866 to 1975, thanks to funding from the Federal government and the Ottawa branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. [Renfrew Record] [Look at the papers]

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